Norm Ornstein: Republicans Forced Reid’s Hand On The Nuclear Option | Talking Points Memo

Norm Ornstein, a congressional scholar at the conservative American Enterprise Institute, told TPM that Republicans forced Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to “go nuclear” after his Democratic majority took the historic step Thursday and ended the filibuster for executive nominees and non-Supreme Court judicial nominees.

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